A b o u t  U s

creative care that stands out

We’re a certified Woman-owned Small Business.
Non-media specific
healthcare marketing agency
Well researched strategy must exist in multiple formats.
25 years
of caring creative
Our doors opened in 1993 by our creative director, Alice Hlavin.


We can help fill your diversity requirements. Our agency is a Woman-owned Small Business certified by the Small Business Administration.
We’re also in a substantially underrepresented NAICS Category. And located in a Labor Surplus Area and HUBZone.

In addition to this…We’re proud supporters of two nonprofit organizations:
Association of Horizon, Inc. and the Friends of Lake Forest Parks and Recreation.

Leadership Team

Since Buster Creative is a boutique agency, you’ll work one-on-one with senior level talent. With decades of experience and premier academic credentials.


– Aster National Awards
2017 Gold Award Winner, Healthcare Education/E-Newsletter
Hollister Secure Start Services eNewsletter
2017 Silver Award Winner, Medical Devices/Direct Mail Piece
Hollister CeraPlus: Great Barrier Relief

– Summit International Awards (SIA)
2017 Summit Creative Finalist Award, Video
Lake Forest Hearing Captain Lovell Video Testimonial
2014 Summit Creative Bronze Award Winner for Healthcare/ Medicine Marketing
Hollister VaPro Plus Pocket New Product Launch Campaign
2007 Summit Award, Web Design
Madhatter Website Redesign
2003 Summit Award, Self-Promotion
“We’ve Moved” Mockup

– Annual Awards for Publication Excellence Competition (APEX)
2017 APEX Award for Publication Excellence, Newsletters, Design and Layout
Hollister Secure Start Services eNewsletter
2014 APEX Award of Excellence Winner, Marketing, Public Relations, Campaigns, Programs & Plans
Hollister VaPro Plus Pocket New Product Launch Campaign
2014 APEX Award, Educational & Training Print Media
Hollister Convexity Assessment Guide
2009 APEX Award, Advertising & Marketing, Brochures, Manuals & Reports
Great Hardware Deserves Great Software
2006 APEX Award, Educational Training & Public Information Brochures, Manuals & Reports
NEC 20 Years MultiSync Makes it Better
2006 APEX Award, Custom-Printed Newsletters
Hollister Secure Start Newsletter
2005 APEX Award, Newsletter Design & Layout
Dade Behring Resource Newsletter
2005 APEX Award, Newsletters, Printed
Resource Newsletter

– Medical Marketing and Media (MM&M) Awards
2016 Finalist, Best Professional Sales Tool
Hollister CeraPlus: Great Barrier Relief

 – International ASTRID Awards
2016 ASTRID Award Bronze Winner, Direct Mail Campaign, Special Projects, Healthcare Category
Hollister CeraPlus: Great Barrier Relief

–           The Diagnostic Marketing Association (DxMA), DX Creative Communications Award
2012 First Place Winner, Diagnostics Marketing for Best Product Launch
Digital Scope: Tap into the Future Campaign